Meena Alexander

Meena Alexander is Stylist’s sub-editor. She prides herself on her ability to spell big words, her earring collection and her photographic memory for every outfit Rihanna has ever worn.

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“How Roald Dahl’s Matilda taught me everything I know about friendship”

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    People

    You Heard It Here First: Rosie Lowe on music, meditation and the importance of a warm greeting

  • Can Bordoy, Palma, Majorca
    Travel

    Unwind at a luxury hideaway in Palma’s old town

  • Notting Hill Carnival 2018
    Long Reads

    “Why Notting Hill Carnival embodies what it means to be black and British”

Latest Stories

Sheba Turk, the New Orleans WWLTV news anchor
People

These news anchors have responded to hate mail in the very best way

The trolls never stood a chance

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Opinion

“The glaring problem with Caroline Lucas’ all-female Brexit cabinet”

“If this is feminism, I don’t want it.”

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Books

The black women writers you should have on your radar

This week we lost a literary titan, but Toni Morrison paved the way for a new generation of brilliant women

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Books

The Toni Morrison novels everyone should read, from The Bluest Eye to Beloved

She won a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize for a reason, friends

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Camila Cabello has nailed the real danger of body-shaming

“Not today, Satan”

Destiny’s Child: the original line-up behind The Writing’s On The Wall
People

The untouchable legacy of Destiny’s Child album The Writing’s On The Wall

Remember baby Beyoncé?

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Ed Sheeran releases new album
People

Every song on Ed Sheeran’s star-studded new album, ranked

So you can go straight for the bops

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at the Capitol in Washington
Opinion

“What we can learn from Fox News’ attack on US congresswoman Ilhan Omar”

In Trump’s America, becoming the first Muslim congresswoman was an act of bravery

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Love Island contestant Amy Hart
Life

“We never thought we’d be taking break-up lessons from Love Island, but here we are”

Amy Hart handled heartbreak like a hero

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Amal Clooney
People

Amal Clooney has stepped up to defend a woman being silenced by her president

Amal Clooney’s latest human rights case will undoubtedly prove critical in the fight against fake news

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Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister and Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker
Life

Gentleman Jack recap: the season finale leaves a warm glow

We'll miss seeing Suranne Jones every Sunday

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“There’s a very good reason we all had such a visceral reaction to Love Island last night”

Are you as mad as we are?

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Travel

The out-of-office checklist: a guide to actually relaxing on holiday

Because switching off is easier said than done

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Life

Sinister app that undresses women reminds us who ‘deepfakes’ were designed to target

We are living in a dystopia, people

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People

Why Rihanna is exactly the kind of influencer the world needs right now

There’s power in her words, and she’s using it for good

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Gentleman Jack: Suranne Jones as Anne Lister
Life

Gentleman Jack recap: the outlook is bleaker than ever for Anne and Ann

With just one episode to go, a happy ending seems far off

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Lizzo-Summerfest
People

Lizzo’s encounter with a “racist bigot” serves as an important reminder

Why are men great till they gotta be great?

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Beauty blogger Hani Sidow
People

Muslim beauty blogger Hani Sidow is forging her own path, and it’s inspiring

We know a boss when we see one

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Gentleman Jack: 5 things we learned in episode 6

This week’s instalment was light on the laughs

Instagram influencer Chessie King
People

If you follow one person on Instagram today, make it Chessie King

Meet the internet’s new best friend

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